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SEEing to Lead

Dec 19, 2022

Rick Butterworth is a co-founder & leads engineering and operations at Wakelet. He studied aviation technology at Salford University, obtained his private pilot’s license, and worked as an airport consultant, before joining Wakelet. His interests include UX, product, coding, and Web3.


Tisha Poncio, M.S. Learning Technologies/Instructional Design, has served in education for the last 21 years. She has led students in the classroom teaching English, Web Design, Graphic Design, Business Computers, Programming, and Broadcast Journalism and coached educators and administrators as a digital learning specialist for 12 years. She is a Google Certified Trainer and was named a finalist in 2018 for Instructional Technology Specialist of the Year in Texas. She has presented at numerous educational technology conferences across the nation and in her home state of Texas speaking about student leadership, student autonomy, digital citizenship for all ages, and meaningful technology integration. She currently serves as Wakelet's Digital Learning Specialist.

Key Takeaways:

  • Wakelet works for hiring because it works as a CV as well. You can organize candidates into a Wakelet collection.
  • Ideas for use continue to come as you play with the tool.
  • Wakelet can be used for note taking on books for future use or creating your own story.
  • It is a great tool for self reflection and goal setting to show growth.
  • The best way to empower teachers for this or any other tool is by modeling it's use first.
  • Wakelet can be used for districts so that it includes analytics.
  • Wakelet can be a tool to empower students to use technology for good. They are already curating. Let them use Wakelet to do it in a positive way that benefits their education.
  • We now need to listen to students and let them lead the way to advance in technology.
  • Why do we only bring schools together to compete instead of learn? We are all learning the same thing, we should be learning it together.
  • Embrace the evolution of your path.
  • We have to be careful to not be too quick to put our opinion into situations without fully understanding them.
  • If we are going to keep learning we should never be afraid to admit when we change our philosophies.

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